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Subtract 4/10 from 42/32

1st number: 1 10/32, 2nd number: 4/10

42/32 - 4/10 is 73/80.

Steps for subtracting fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 32 and 10 is 160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 32 × 5 = 160,
    42/32 = 42 × 5/32 × 5 = 210/160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 16 = 160,
    4/10 = 4 × 16/10 × 16 = 64/160
  4. Subtract the two fractions:
    210/160 - 64/160 = 210 - 64/160 = 146/160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/80

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